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Lake Tekapo Vacations, Tourism and Travel

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Welcome to what could quite possibly be New Zealand's most boring town. Or maybe even the world's most boring town. Twizel, with a population of 1400 people, would make paint that is in the process of drying want to go somewhere else and find a new way of letting the hours pass.
The houses, which used to belong to workers on the region's hydroelectric dams, stand in taciturn solitude - not too colourful, not too big, not too interesting. The motels look like Eeyore's house after a storm, and are as cold and drafty to match. There is a pub, but no one seems to go there. Nights are spent in your motel room, trying to pick out patterns and faces in the 1970s floral wallpaper.
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Lake Tekapo - Top Locations

Top Rated Hotels

1. The Hermitage Hotel 5.0 stars
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Top Rated Attractions

1. Mount Cook 5.0 stars
2. Cowans Hill Track 4.0 stars
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Top Rated Camping Sites

1. Glentanner Campsite 5.0 stars
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